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Thursday, March 30

“Joy the Baker Over Easy” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, March 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Joy Wilson is the voice behind the popular blog Joy the Baker. She’s obsessed with butter, sugar, cream, and dark chocolate. Here are 125 recipes to tackle any brunch craving—from juices and coffees, to breads, eggs, pancakes, sandwiches, salads, and definitely bacon.

Saturday, April 1

SF Chamber Orchestra Concert: Classical Music For All Ages | SF
Saturday, April 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Ministry
SF Chamber Orchestra Concert: Classical Music For All Ages | SF

The SFCO’s Family Concerts feature fun-filled collaborations with local professionals and young musicians. These 45-minute presentations introduce classical music to listeners aged 3 to 103, setting the stage for life-long appreciation of this great art form.
The Young Partners in Performance program brings youth ensembles to …

Wednesday, April 5

“A Year Right Here” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, April 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Seattle-based writer and cookbook author Jess Thomson set out to spend a year exploring the food of her own backyard: the Pacific Northwest. Planning to revel in the culinary riches of the region and hoping to break her son, Graham, of his childhood pickiness, the …

Thursday, April 6

Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF
Thursday, April 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Valley Tavern
Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF

Comedy Gold brings SF’s best comedians to a monthly showcase at the Valley Tavern. Come see regulars Liz Stone, Drew Harmon, Ruby Gill, and Yuri Kagan with new guests every 1st Thursday of the month. Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF Every 1st ...

Sunday, April 9

“King Solomon’s Table” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Sunday, April 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Driven by a passion for discovery, the biblical King Solomon is said to have sent emissaries on land and sea to all corners of the ancient world, initiating a mass cross-pollination of culinary cultures that continues to bear fruit today. With Solomon’s appetites and explorations …

Monday, April 17

“Rum: The Manual” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Monday, April 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

The mission of this book is to help drinkers appreciate this complex spirit, find the style they like and discover how versatile rum can be. It will help you to understand rum – how it’s produced (whether from molasses, cane syrup or cane juice) and …

Tuesday, April 18

“On Vegetables: Modern Recipes” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Tuesday, April 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Known for his game-changing approach to cooking with vegetables, Jeremy Fox first made his name at the Michelin-starred restaurant Ubuntu in Napa Valley. Today he is one of America’s most talked-about chefs, celebrated for the ingredient-focused cuisine he serves at the Los Angeles restaurant, Rustic …

Wednesday, April 19

“Lucky Peach All About Eggs” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, April 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Eggs: star of the most important meal of the day, and, to hear billions of cooks and chefs tell it, quite possibly the world’s most important food. Does that make Lucky Peach’s All About Eggs the world’s most important book? Probably yes. In essays, anecdotes, …

Tuesday, April 25

“The Bold Flavors of Paula Wolfert’s Renegade Life” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Tuesday, April 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Paula Wolfert is a legendary hero to some of our most influential chefs, from Alice Waters to Yotam Ottolenghi. Through her forty year career, from Morocco to the Middle East, she uncovered ingredients and methods we now take for granted, from preserved lemons to Aleppo …

SF History Night | Noe Valley
Tuesday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
| St. Philip's Church
SF History Night | Noe Valley

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth. Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments. Monthly presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...

Thursday, April 27

“Soframiz: Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, April 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

A charming collection of 100 recipes from Cambridge’s Sofra Bakery and Cafe, showcasing modern Middle Eastern spices and flavors with exotic yet accessible sweet and savory dishes geared toward everyday cooking and entertaining.

Friday, April 28

“Project 258: Making Dinner at Fish & Game” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Friday, April 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Fish & Game restaurant in Hudson, New York, is a leader in the local foods movement. Its core approach—engaging intimately with nature both wild and domestic, building relationships with farmers, and exploring the joys of fermentation—is one of interest to anyone, anywhere, who yearns to …

Saturday, April 29

“Dinner: Changing the Game” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Saturday, April 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Each recipe in Dinner is meant to be dinner—one fantastic dish that is so satisfying and flavor-forward it can stand alone—or be paired with a simple salad or fresh bread on the side. This is what Melissa Clark means by changing the game. Dinner is …

Sunday, April 30

“Vegan for Everybody” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Sunday, April 30 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Jack Bishop is the editorial director of America’s Test Kitchen. In this cookbook, America’s Test Kitchen decodes and demystifies vegan cooking, so you can reap its many benefits and avoid the pitfalls of bland food, lack of variety, and overprocessed ingredients. You’ll find approachable, fresh, …

Thursday, May 4

Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF
Thursday, May 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Valley Tavern
Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF

Comedy Gold brings SF’s best comedians to a monthly showcase at the Valley Tavern. Come see regulars Liz Stone, Drew Harmon, Ruby Gill, and Yuri Kagan with new guests every 1st Thursday of the month. Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF Every 1st ...

Tuesday, May 30

SF History Night | Noe Valley
Tuesday, May 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
| St. Philip's Church
SF History Night | Noe Valley

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth. Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments. Monthly presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...

Thursday, June 1

Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF
Thursday, June 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Valley Tavern
Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF

Comedy Gold brings SF’s best comedians to a monthly showcase at the Valley Tavern. Come see regulars Liz Stone, Drew Harmon, Ruby Gill, and Yuri Kagan with new guests every 1st Thursday of the month. Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF Every 1st ...